Alhagi

noun
Al·​ha·​gi | \ al-ˈhä-jē, -ˈhā-ˌjī \

Definition of Alhagi

: a small genus of desert shrubs (family Leguminosae) found in northern Africa and Asia Minor having simple leaves, spiny branches, and tough pods — see camel thorn

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First Known Use of Alhagi

1749, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alhagi

New Latin, from Arabic al-hāj camel thorn

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“Alhagi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alhagi. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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